Key listening skills that can make you a better leader

5 top tips to being a better leader through listening:

1. Show that you care

Research shows that when you care about your employees, they are more likely to want to work harder and aim above what you expect of them. Undoubtedly, employees want to be led by people that care and have their wellbeing at the forefront of their agenda.

2. Engage in the conversation

Being more engaged in a conversation will allow your employees to feel listened to and let them know that you are fully immersed in the conversation. This can include asking questions and encouraging them to explore what they are thinking/feeling further.

3. Don’t interrupt